Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 9,858 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Offensive - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

That you would find truth offensive,
Is as disgusting as the marketing of decadence.
Although truth 'is' free,
And the acceptance of it opens eyes widely...
I can see but can not condone,
Why truth is reduced to an atmosphere of fear.
With many preferring it left alone.
Since promoting truth,
Is not a money maker.
And one is discouraged from it not to pursue.


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 25, 2010



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